Tasty News: 800 POUND GORILLA MEDIA Announces “The First Annual Worldwide Comedy Month”

We’ve had every other type of celebration already, why not one that honors comedy?! The folks over at 800 Pound Gorilla Media have announced that the month of April 2024 will be deemed the First Annual Worldwide Comedy Month. *official horns blare* In an endeavor to celebrate, enjoy, and raise awareness for an art form that is growing in popularity across the world, fans in the US, UK, and Australia will enjoy an 800PGM-curated month-long slate of specialized programming. This includes global premieres of stand-up specials, scripted projects, new releases and fan engagement opportunities. WCM will be highlighting new releases from beloved comics including Kyle KinaneAnjelah Johnson-ReyesMo WelchModiIvo Graham and Monty Franklin and more.

Of course the public will want to know ‘why 800, why now?’ and as Damion Greiman of 800 PGM says, “While 800 Pound Gorilla initiated Worldwide Comedy Month, it’s not just about us. We look forward to collaborating with others from the comedy industry to help make this event even bigger and better, for many years to come.” He goes on to say “since we started the company in 2016, we have seen comedy streaming hours grow exponentially in double digit percentages, and the growth is not slowing down.”

Comedy fans can visit www.worldwidecomedymonth.com to subscribe to a weekly newsletter to stay up to date on everything that’s happening in April. Worldwide Comedy Month‘s First Announcement of Daily 800PGM-Curated Highlights includes

4/2 – Kyle Kinane, Dirt Nap

4/4 – Anjelah Johnson-Reyes, Say I Won’t

4/5 – Ivo Graham, Live from the Bloomsbury Theatre (British)

4/9 – Monty Franklin, Live from Sydney

4/12 – Dan Rath, I’m Not Doing Well, Folks (Australian)

4/16 – Mark Forward, Mark Forward Presents… Mark Forward

4/18 – Modi, Know Your Audience

4/21 – Mike Britt, Check The Mike

4/23 – Mo Welch, Dad Jokes

4/26 – Nick Offerman, American Ham

4/30 – Tom Allen, Tom Allen: Absolutely Live (British)

Get on board!

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